5 episodes

Every month, the Marketing Manager at Games Jobs Direct - Abbie Dickinson - will talk to a different game studio to find out a bit more about what makes them tick. What is the culture like within each studio, and generally find out a bit more about them - behind the amazing games they create.

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Every month, the Marketing Manager at Games Jobs Direct - Abbie Dickinson - will talk to a different game studio to find out a bit more about what makes them tick. What is the culture like within each studio, and generally find out a bit more about them - behind the amazing games they create.

    Episode #5 : Abbie Dickinson & Danni Pratt, Bob Makin & Darren Falcus at SockMonkey Studios

    Episode #5 : Abbie Dickinson & Danni Pratt, Bob Makin & Darren Falcus at SockMonkey Studios

    Welcome to the fifth episode of the Games Jobs Direct podcast!

    In this episode our Marketing Manager, Abbie Dickinson sat down with Bob Makin CEO and Co-founder of SockMonkey, Darren Falcus Direct of Business Development at SockMoney, and Danni Pratt Marketing Manager at - you guessed it - SockMonkey. They talked about all the things that Middlesborough has to offer - and it is a lot! The importance of portfolio's when you apply to work for their studio as well as the amazing culture that they're building with their growing staff.

    To find out more about SockMonkey Studios check out their website here.

    Take a look at their current vacancies here.

    To search for your next job in the Games Industry check out GamesJobsDirect.com

    To hear more about future episodes be sure to subscribe and keep an eye on our twitter here.

    • 43 min
    Episode #4 : Abbie Dickinson & Terrence Cua at Sports Interactive

    Episode #4 : Abbie Dickinson & Terrence Cua at Sports Interactive

    Welcome to the fourth episode of the Games Jobs Direct podcast!

    In this episode our Marketing Manager, Abbie Dickinson sat down with Terrence Cua Head of Talent Acquisition at London-based Sports Interactive. They talked about the future of Sports Interactive, with Football Manager and beyond! The important of diversity within the studio. Some of the perks and benefits of Sports Interactive and the impact of COVID-19 on how they are working and hiring.

    To find out more about Sports Interactive check out their website here.

    Take a look at their current vacancies here.

    To search for your next job in the Games Industry check out GamesJobsDirect.com

    To hear more about future episodes be sure to subscribe and keep an eye on our twitter here.

    • 40 min
    Episode #3: Abbie Dickinson & Marina Ivanović at Kolibri Games

    Episode #3: Abbie Dickinson & Marina Ivanović at Kolibri Games

    Welcome to the third episode of the Games Jobs Direct podcast!

    In this episode our Marketing Manager, Abbie Dickinson sat down with Marina Ivanović, Head of Recruitment at Berlin-based Kolibri Games. They talked about what it's like to work at the Kolibri Games studio - how passionate the people in the games industry really are - and the role of acceptance, diversity, and being who you really are in the studio as well as in everyday life! Marina also went into some detail into what it's like to work at Kolibri Games, beyond the incredibly successful mobile games they make - including the culture, the type of people they hire, and why Kolibri Games is a fantastic place to work.

    To find out more about Kolibri games check out their website here.

    Take a look at their current vacancies here.

    To search for your next job in the Games Industry check out GamesJobsDirect.com

    To hear more about future episodes be sure to subscribe and keep an eye on our twitter here.

    • 53 min
    Episode #2: Abbie Dickinson & Ivan Zaguirre at Socialpoint

    Episode #2: Abbie Dickinson & Ivan Zaguirre at Socialpoint

    Welcome to the second episode of the Games Jobs Direct podcast!

    In this episode our Marketing Manager, Abbie Dickinson chatted with Ivan Zaguirre at Barcelona-based Socialpoint. They talked about the hiring practices at their studio, why passion is always the most important thing and the future of the gaming industry as a whole. They went into some detail into what it's like to work at Socialpoint, beyond the excellent mobile games they make - including their in-studio hairdresser, their 3 parrots, the culture as a whole and, the type of people they hire.

    To find out more about Socialpoint check out their website here.

    Take a look at their current vacancies here.

    To search for your next job in the Games Industry check out GamesJobsDirect.com

    To hear more about future episodes be sure to subscribe and keep an eye on our twitter here.

    • 44 min
    Episode #1 : Abbie Dickinson & Graeme Ankers at Firesprite

    Episode #1 : Abbie Dickinson & Graeme Ankers at Firesprite

    Welcome to the first episode of the Games Jobs Direct podcast!

    In this episode our Marketing Manager, Abbie Dickinson sat down with Graeme Ankers one of the founders of Liverpool-based Firesprite. They talked about the game development heritage of the North West, his favourite moments in the studio and the importance of bravery in creating new game experiences. They went into some detail into what it's like to work at Firesprite, beyond the incredible games they make - including the culture, the type of people they hire and why Firesprite is a fantastic place to work.

    To find out more about Firesprite check out their website here.

    Take a look at their current vacancies here.

    To search for your next job in the Games Industry check out GamesJobsDirect.com

    To hear more about future episodes be sure to subscribe and keep an eye on our twitter here.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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